Events & Workshops








TerraSante Village

For general information please contact TSV: info at terrasante dot org

Bruce, (scher at terrasante dot org), TSV founder, primary land partner, board member, nurse, naturopath, engineer, sculptor, musician.

Rick Hubbs, (nativeseed.rick at gmail dot com), TSV founder, board member, expert in native plants, proprietor of Arizona Native Seed Resource, recognizes seed as the essence of life and as the catalyst for land reclamation.  He refers to seed as the "original commodity / currency" - used for eating, planting, bartering, and especially as a symbol for life itself.

Marya the botany explorer, (maryabotanica at gmail dot com), board member, TSV resident, plant and chicken attendant, native plant restoration, garden manager of TSV.

Jim the inventer guy, (jrothers at gmail dot com), TSV resident, handyman, independent inventor, tinkerer, gardener, manager of TSV boneyard and recycling.

Danny August Non resident member, specializes in walking the "beauty way", aligned with the sacred ancestry of Native Americans who once flourished in these surroundings.  He has more than 20 years of experience teaching native skills as well as an extensive background in music, writing, and education.  Also see Controlled Folly Productions.

Archive of old TSV website remnants, timeline of history.

Terrasante Community

Tom Mendola, (tmendola at gmail dot com), is the steward of Harmony and Health Foundation,a 501c3 non-profit dedicated to connecting people working together for peace and healing.   Harmony and Health has land that is adjacent to TerraSante Village, there creating sacred space for healing and ceremony including the Harmonic Chapel, Bahkti Garden, tipi, and fire circle.   Tom believes enlightenment is our natural evolutionary destiny, and the practice of sustainable community is one key toward this realization.

Victoria & Tim White, TerraSante Village neighbors, gardeners, solar enthusiasts, cultivation/information of the enormous medicinal and nutritional value of moringa- nature's miracle tree, Kokopelli Gardens.  Victoria also produces web-TV segments for an all-volunteer non-profit, suprememastertv.com

Solar Bob, (4corners4u at gmail dot com), knows the nuts and bolts of how to build solar, electric, and mechanical gadgets. He is an avid sustainability and anti-aging resource.


The Story of Stuff - exposes the connections between a huge number of environmental and social issues, and calls us together to create a more sustainable and just world... (20:40 video)

Global Warming - Did You Know? - Be veg, go green, anytime soon!  (3:46 youtube video)


Tagari Publications - The Permaculture Institute (Bill Mollison et al) in Tasmania Australia

Sonoran Permaculture Guild - Using ecology as the basis for designing intergrated systems...

Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond by Brad Lancaster - Welcome rain into your life & landscape, water-harvesting earthworks...

Arizona Native Seed Resource - native plants for reclaimation & revegetation, also native herbal & medicinal plants.

Moringa Tree of Life - resources & information on the enormous medicinal & nutritional value of nature's miracle tree, the Moringa.

EM Research Organization - Effective Microorganisms, an earth-saving revolution!

WWOOF-USA - part of Worldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms, linking volunteers with organic farmers, promoting educational exchange, and building a global community conscious of ecological farming practices.

Earth Architecture

Cal-Earth - California Institute of Earth Art and Architecture

www.earthbagbuilding.com - sharing information and promoting earthbag building.

www.mensh.ru - eco-architecture in Russia  (also see google translation)


www.ferrocement.com Site for students, sculptors and builders with structural/technical questions about ferrocement.

www.ferrocement.netThe Ferrocement Educational Network - a site dedicated to the detailed collection, dissemination, and discussion of ferrocement technology for building ...

www.ferrocement.org Source of information on ferro-cement boats, ferro, ferro cement,ferroboats and concrete boats.

Technical treatise on ferrocement engineering Ferrocement and Laminated Cementious Composites by Antoine Naaman PhD.

Solar Energy

Who Killed The Electric Car? (2006) - documentary film that explores the creation, limited commercialization, and subsequent destruction of the battery electric vehicle in the United States...  (also google "who killed the electric car")

field fabricated solar powered steam turbines (2006) - presentation by Amy Sun, MIT Center for Bits and Atoms

Solar Steam Train - All aboard the Solar Steam Train!  Concentrate thermal solar energy to make steam to do everything, including generating electricity...


Intentional Communities Website and Communities Directory - serving the growing communities' movement, providing resources for finding a community home and creating more community in your life.

Sooz's Travels and YouTube videos - an encouraging survey of sustainable intentional community consciousness...


Sustainability Policy - Sustainability policies are guidelines that individuals, corporations, institutions and government create for themselves, which define a roadmap to the future...

Environment Arizona - a statewide, citizen-based environmental advocacy organization...

Sustainable Tucson - an emerging network of networks to facilitate and accelerate Tucson's transition to sustainability through community-wide education and action...

Development Center for Appropriate Technology - working to enhance the health of our planet and communities by promoting a shift to sustainable construction & development...

Tucson Peace Calendar - promoting peace, social justice, labor equity, and a sustainable environment by supporting non-profit organizations in the Tucson community...

Planet Coexist - a new model for a new world, helping to facilitate the process toward integrated planetary wellness by serving as a hub, think-tank, organizer and advocate of eco-spiritual ventures world-wide.

Intenders of the Highest Good - Peace is just a thought away.  We support and help one another to become as clear as possible in our words and our thoughts so that we can live our lives to the fullest...

OMfield - a non-profit Energy formed to facilitate humanity's evolution by demonstrating a new model of interconnected awareness-based healing, sustainability, creativity, and community.

Interstellar Light Applications - promoting understanding of natural celestial light, and applications in partnership with medical, scientific, and academic communities.

Message From the Sun - a "super green" documentary showing humanity that solid food isn't required for survival by staring at the Sun.

Partnership With Earth - research & development of sacred architectural forms and bioharmonic materials.

Foster and Brahm - a technology consulting company dedicated to creating a peaceful and more prosperous planet.

Harmony and Health Foundation - facilitating the evolution of human consciousness, through the networking of individuals and organizations in harmony with the laws of nature.

Suggestions for links?  Please mail: webmaster at terrasante.org